4 bedroom detached house, Coltishall

£675,000 - Sold STC

Tenure: Freehold

An idyllic, sought after location on the banks of the River Bure, with a south westerly aspect and over 70ft of private river frontage and slipway. Offering generous and flexible accommodation, with garage, off road parking and a beautifully kept garden.

Key Features

  • Beautiful riverside location 
  • Generous and versatile accommodation
  • 70ft river frontage with mooring and slipway 
  • Highly sought after location
  • Huge potential for further improvement 
  • Balcony looking out over the river
  • Integral garage and off road parking 
  • Gas fired central heating

Full Description

An idyllic, sought after location set on the banks of the River Bure, with beautiful unspoilt views, a sunny south westerly aspect and over 70ft of private river frontage.

This substantial riverside residence offers generous and flexible accommodation, with incredible potential to be updated and enhanced to create a truly stunning waterside home in a picturesque and rarely available setting.

Built for a naval captain in the 1950s and substantially extended in the 1970s, the property’s versatile layout currently consists of an entrance hall, four reception rooms, study, kitchen, bathroom, shower room and cloakroom, spacious first floor landing with sitting area and balcony looking out over the river, three large double bedrooms, the largest of which extends to an enormous 33ft, offering scope to be turned into the ultimate master bedroom suite, or a triple aspect living room, or divided to create additional bedrooms.

Features include gas fired central heating by radiators controlled by the Hive smart home system, allowing for remote control via an app.

Some replaced sealed unit double glazing, integral garage with off road parking for several cars and a beautifully kept rear garden leading down to the water’s edge, with private mooring and a large concrete slipway.

A peaceful, private and picturesque setting enjoying an abundance of bird life, and wildlife, ideal for those with a passion for boating, fishing or simply enjoying the ever changing riverside views.

Early viewing is recommended.

ACCOMMODATION

Entrance Hall

Glazed front door and side panels. Staircase to first floor, under stair storage cupboard, built in cloaks cupboard.

Sitting Room / Bedroom 4: 12’1” x 11’2”

Window to front aspect, radiator, coved ceiling, TV point, dimmer light control.

Dining Room: 14’3” x 12’1”

Sealed unit double glazed window to rear with views of the river, radiator, coved ceiling, built in four door wardrobe/cupboard and cupboards over, wall light.

Study: 10’5” x 7’5”

Window to rear with river views, radiator.

Bathroom

Low level w/c, wash basin, panelled bath with shower attachment, radiator, fully tiled walls, tiled floor, window to front aspect.

Living Room: 18’6” x 14’1” (18’4” max)

Large sealed unit double glazed picture window to rear with impressive views out over the garden and the river beyond. Sealed unit double glazed door to rear. Gas fire with marble surround and hearth, coved ceiling, wall lights, two radiators, TV point.

Kitchen: 13’5” x 10’3”

Full range of wall and floor mounted storage units with sink unit and drainer, built in double oven and gas hob (recently replaced), extractor hood, plumbing for washing machine. Under unit lighting, tiled walls, window to front aspect, serving hatch, wall mounted gas fired central heating boiler, door to:

Rear Lobby

Door to front aspect and glazed door to rear garden, built in storage cupboard, tiled floor, door to garage.

Cloakroom

Low level w/c, hand basin.

Garden Room: 12’7” x 10’3”

Dual aspect with sealed unit double glazed patio doors to rear leading out onto a south east facing patio looking out over the river, and window to side (not double glazed).

FIRST FLOOR

Spacious landing with a sitting area known as The Bridge: 10’9” x 8’2” with sealed unit double glazed windows and fully glazed door leading out onto a balcony offering stunning panoramic views out over the river. Two radiators, window to front aspect.

Bedroom 1: 33’7” x 17’9”

A massive triple aspect room with sealed unit double glazed windows to the front and rear looking out over the garden and river beyond. Three radiators, access to loft space. Folding partitions are still in place from when this room was divided up into three rooms.

Incredible potential to be turned into the ultimate master suite with space for a generous en-suite and a dressing room, or it could equally be turned into a spacious first floor living room or divided into two or even three separate bedrooms.

Bedroom 2: 18’7” x 14’0” 17’6” max)

Generous double bedroom with river views, two radiators, hand basin and a fitted four door wardrobe, access to eaves.

Bedroom 3: 13’10” (17’5” max) x 12’9”

Window to rear with river views, radiator, built in cupboard, loft access.

Shower Room

Shower enclosure, hand basin, fully tiled walls.

OUTSIDE

The property is approached via a driveway which leads to an integral Garage: with power and light, an inspection pit and wooden double doors. There is a further gravelled parking area providing space for several vehicles. The frontage is enclosed by high mature hedgerow borders with exterior lighting and two outside taps. Gated access to the side leads to the rear.

The majority of the grounds extend to the rear of the property and are dominated by the stunning views out over the River Bure. The well maintained garden is laid mainly to lawn with mature trees, shrubs and hedgerow borders. A generous patio area runs across the back of the house, making the most of the south westerly aspect with access to both the main living room and the garden room.

The plot gently slopes down to the water’s edge with over 70ft of quay headed frontage directly onto the River Bure, suitable for private mooring and incorporating a large concrete slipway allowing for easy river access for a variety of craft.

LOCATION

Coltishall is a highly regarded Broadland village, often referred to as the Gateway to the Broads, offering a comprehensive range of local amenities including riverside pubs, restaurants, a general store, petrol station and pharmacy. The idyllic riverside common is a particularly scenic spot, popular with moorers and perfect for a picnic.

The Bure Valley Railway also stops in the village. Wroxham is only 3½ miles away with an extensive range of facilities, including a railway station giving access to Norwich, and from here to London Liverpool Street. Norwich is only 8 miles away, with a selection of the region’s beaches only a 30 minute drive away.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Tenure: Freehold

Services: Mains water, drainage and gas

Council Tax Band: G £2,880.63 per annum

 

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Key Features

  • Beautiful riverside location 
  • Generous and versatile accommodation
  • 70ft river frontage with mooring and slipway 
  • Highly sought after location
  • Huge potential for further improvement 
  • Balcony looking out over the river
  • Integral garage and off road parking 
  • Gas fired central heating
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